The cofounder of Pixar Animation Studios recalls how a serious organizational rift led him to a new sense of mission—and how it helped Pixar develop a more open and sustainable creative culture. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
A tool social scientists use to identify sex workers and drug users can help senior executives find the people most likely to catalyze—or sabotage—organizational-change efforts. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
Many organizations are facing a shortage of the skills required for business process management (BPM) success. Although most organizations have some basic expertise in business process improvement tools and methodologies, using BPM to achieve strategic business outcomes requires more sought-after skills, which are in short supply.
Today, as we enter a new age of cognitive computing, we’re all going to have to learn to adapt and, in effect, fly-by-wire. Much of the skill and expertise that professionals used to spend an entire career earning is now being outsourced to computers and we, like the flyboys, will have to learn to partner with machines—and each other—in order to compete.
Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is -- as if we didn't know already. Despite all efforts to trump it or get rid of it altogether in favor of other noble concepts like cooperation, the hard truth is that collaboration has always been here. And it will continue to be here for many years to come. It's a human trait. It's our capability of getting work done together. Effectively. Topic: Social Business.
Al cinema abbiamo già visto professori, scrittori, manager in crisi di ruolo paralizzanti, di quelle che si attraversano fino in fondo e dalle quali si esce nuovi o rinnovati. Con Nanni Moretti anche un papa, e prima ancora un re, l’inglese Giorgio VI, raccontato da Tom Hooper. Sembrerebbe paradossale vedere il principe di York, circondato [...]